Projects In Hollywood Fringe 2010

THE FUNERAL CRASHER

mc2 productions and green room presents · United States
Fresh off her Edinburgh Fringe debut, New York actress and talk show host Stacy Mayer travels to Hollywood with hilarious new stories of her funeral passion. Performing characters using verbatim text from real life (and death) interviews, you will discover why Variety calls her, “Hilarious!”
Fresh off her Edinburgh Fringe debut, New York actress and talk show host Stacy Mayer travels to Hollywood with hilarious new stories of her funeral passion. Performing characters using verbatim text from real life (and death) interviews, you will discover why Variety calls her, “Hilarious!”

FOUR CLOWNS

four clowns · Ages 15+ · United States
Multi-award-winning, nationally touring 4 Clowns is a physical, musical & emotional journey into what it is to be human. Follow 4 clowns - sad, mischievous, angry & nervous - as they tell their tales of woe & elation from childhood to adulthood we discover that they are all the same...and so are we.
Multi-award-winning, nationally touring 4 Clowns is a physical, musical & emotional journey into what it is to be human. Follow 4 clowns - sad, mischievous, angry & nervous - as they tell their tales of woe & elation from childhood to adulthood we discover that they are all the same...and so are we.

MAN UP TO LOVE

danny ledsinger · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Guy falls in love with plutonic girl friend, Right before the departure in for college,Does he have the balls to tell her how he realy feels about her before they leave?
Guy falls in love with plutonic girl friend, Right before the departure in for college,Does he have the balls to tell her how he realy feels about her before they leave?

FEMOIR: A ONE WOMAN SHOW

briana hansen · Ages 18+ · United States
Femoir is a high-energy sketch and interactive comedy show filled with music, memorable characters, and political satire. The show carefully blends current events and playful moments, held together with an infectious enthusiasm and excitement.
Femoir is a high-energy sketch and interactive comedy show filled with music, memorable characters, and political satire. The show carefully blends current events and playful moments, held together with an infectious enthusiasm and excitement.

BOOTH & PAT: TWO GUYS, ONE GUITAR, NO STANDARDS

green room presents · Ages 16+ · United States
Join the “Smothers Brothers on crystal meth” as they bring you a harmonic high energy show skewering music, social conventions, and each other. Nominated for a 2009 MAC Award, appeared in NYC clubs (Carolines, Gotham, Rockwood), the LA Comedy Festival and headlined the Sarasota Improv Festival.
Join the “Smothers Brothers on crystal meth” as they bring you a harmonic high energy show skewering music, social conventions, and each other. Nominated for a 2009 MAC Award, appeared in NYC clubs (Carolines, Gotham, Rockwood), the LA Comedy Festival and headlined the Sarasota Improv Festival.

THE HIGH: AN IMPROVISED TEEN DRAMA

comedysportz · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
In this hit improvised teen soap, the students are beautiful, the teachers are bold and the secrets are scandalous! This highly addictive show is hilarious, salacious, addictive and every episode is a very, very special one. The cast features performers from Comedy Central, MAD TV and more.
In this hit improvised teen soap, the students are beautiful, the teachers are bold and the secrets are scandalous! This highly addictive show is hilarious, salacious, addictive and every episode is a very, very special one. The cast features performers from Comedy Central, MAD TV and more.

FAT, BALD & LOUD

kingswell productions · Ages 14+ · United States
Russian hookers, Medieval pimps, Japanese stand-ups, Chicago cops and Shakespearean advertising men; Craig Ricci Shaynak plays them all in this one man extravaganza featuring the ‘Giant Wheel of Accents’ which transforms audience suggestions into improvisational reality.
Russian hookers, Medieval pimps, Japanese stand-ups, Chicago cops and Shakespearean advertising men; Craig Ricci Shaynak plays them all in this one man extravaganza featuring the ‘Giant Wheel of Accents’ which transforms audience suggestions into improvisational reality.

CRACK'D NUTZ: NUTRAGEOUS COMEDY!

crack'd nutz · Ages 18+ · United States
The Crack'd Nutz Sketch Comedy Show stars Karen Malina White, Leonard Thomas, PaSean Wilson Ashley, Jaimyon Parker, Crystal Jackson, and Teo. This hilarious group will have you laughing right out of your seat with their unique and witty brand of comedy!
The Crack'd Nutz Sketch Comedy Show stars Karen Malina White, Leonard Thomas, PaSean Wilson Ashley, Jaimyon Parker, Crystal Jackson, and Teo. This hilarious group will have you laughing right out of your seat with their unique and witty brand of comedy!

THE SKETCHY DAMES

the sketchy dames · Ages 18+ · United States
A couple of fast talking dames dish up an evening of comedy so hot you'll have to smoke a cigarette afterwards. Dinah Leffert of The Dinah Leffert Show and Lisa Joffrey are THE SKETCHY DAMES!
A couple of fast talking dames dish up an evening of comedy so hot you'll have to smoke a cigarette afterwards. Dinah Leffert of The Dinah Leffert Show and Lisa Joffrey are THE SKETCHY DAMES!

FRANKENMATT

the second city · Ages 13+ · United States
FrankenMatt is a two-man sketch comedy ensemble starring Second City Chicago alumni Frank Caeti (MADtv, Reno 911) and Matt Craig (According to Jim, The Office). Critics have called FnM, "A+", “nothing short of amazing”, "genius", and “sketch comedy at its best.”
FrankenMatt is a two-man sketch comedy ensemble starring Second City Chicago alumni Frank Caeti (MADtv, Reno 911) and Matt Craig (According to Jim, The Office). Critics have called FnM, "A+", “nothing short of amazing”, "genius", and “sketch comedy at its best.”

IMPROV @ THEATRE ASYLUM

theatre asylum - various · Ages 16+ · United States
Theatre Asylum presents the finest comedic improv talent in Hollywood. Improvatorium (6/17,24 @8:30pm,6/19 @10pm), Jane Austen Unscripted (6/19,20,26,27 @4pm), Some Assembly Required(6/19 @10:30pm), TFN–Online Internet Show (Lab 6/17,24 @8:30pm).Tickets $12. Additional info at theatreasylum-la.com.
Theatre Asylum presents the finest comedic improv talent in Hollywood. Improvatorium (6/17,24 @8:30pm,6/19 @10pm), Jane Austen Unscripted (6/19,20,26,27 @4pm), Some Assembly Required(6/19 @10:30pm), TFN–Online Internet Show (Lab 6/17,24 @8:30pm).Tickets $12. Additional info at theatreasylum-la.com.

"...LIFE WITH THE WEISMANS"

diane weisman · Ages 13+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
One woman show "...Life With the Weismans"look into the mapcap life of the "not wrapped too tight" Weisman Family and all the stick-a-la-chaya that happens as they try to fit in to normal parenthood in Burbank...yeah, like a round peg in a square hole!
One woman show "...Life With the Weismans"look into the mapcap life of the "not wrapped too tight" Weisman Family and all the stick-a-la-chaya that happens as they try to fit in to normal parenthood in Burbank...yeah, like a round peg in a square hole!

THAT'S FUNNY. YOU DIDN'T SOUND BLACK ON THE PHONE.

big guns big tobacco · Ages 16+ · United States
A precocious young black girl from backwater Maryland is about to “give up on black people” when she discovers The Official Preppy Handbook and schemes for a Jesus-free life of crew races, bold Laura Ashley floral prints, and boarding school. A dark comedy in three servings.
A precocious young black girl from backwater Maryland is about to “give up on black people” when she discovers The Official Preppy Handbook and schemes for a Jesus-free life of crew races, bold Laura Ashley floral prints, and boarding school. A dark comedy in three servings.

EXISTENTIAL CRISES

the humanic species · Ages 13+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
Could your idea of heaven be a disappointment? Do you "really" want to know your past lives? In Existential Crises, Chicago actors Mike Cherry and Matt Peterson (Second City, I.O. trained) explore many ironic questions of existence.
Could your idea of heaven be a disappointment? Do you "really" want to know your past lives? In Existential Crises, Chicago actors Mike Cherry and Matt Peterson (Second City, I.O. trained) explore many ironic questions of existence.

SPENCER PRATT MUST DIE!

the double barrel trio · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
A vampire hunter answers a Craigslist ad auditioning actors for a reality television show. More info at SpencerPrattMustDie.com
A vampire hunter answers a Craigslist ad auditioning actors for a reality television show. More info at SpencerPrattMustDie.com

BEANS!

amanda lund and maria blasucci · United States
Come watch BEANS! and see Amanda Lund and Maria Blasucci perform 45 minutes of partly improvised, partly scripted non-stop FUN!
Come watch BEANS! and see Amanda Lund and Maria Blasucci perform 45 minutes of partly improvised, partly scripted non-stop FUN!

GIRL OVERBOARD

carla snowden · family friendly · United States
When she took her dream job performing sketch comedy on a cruise ship, Carla knew she'd have the time of her life. She was wrong. A solo-play written and performed by Carla Snowden. Directed by Paul Stein.
When she took her dream job performing sketch comedy on a cruise ship, Carla knew she'd have the time of her life. She was wrong. A solo-play written and performed by Carla Snowden. Directed by Paul Stein.

BRITISH INVASION

best medicine productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United Kingdom
The cream of British stand up talent performing their latest hour long shows before hitting the Edinburgh Fringe. 8 shows a night - check www.bestmed.co.uk/hollywood for listings.
The cream of British stand up talent performing their latest hour long shows before hitting the Edinburgh Fringe. 8 shows a night - check www.bestmed.co.uk/hollywood for listings.

55 MINUTES OF SEX, DRUGS AND AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

jaded optimist productions · Ages 18+ · United States
You choose the topic, we tell fast, funny, emotionally honest stories of forbidden love and reckless living. We've got strippers, trannies, getting oral, getting anal, getting it over with. Beware: the chooser enters the story.
You choose the topic, we tell fast, funny, emotionally honest stories of forbidden love and reckless living. We've got strippers, trannies, getting oral, getting anal, getting it over with. Beware: the chooser enters the story.

CHRISTMAS IN BAKERSFIELD

the adventures of les kurkendaal · Ages 13+ · family friendly · United States
This show is a modern day "Guess Who's coming to Dinner ". When Mike takes his boyfriend Les home for the holidays, he realizes that he for got to tell his very right wing conservative parents one very important detail. That Les is black.
This show is a modern day "Guess Who's coming to Dinner ". When Mike takes his boyfriend Les home for the holidays, he realizes that he for got to tell his very right wing conservative parents one very important detail. That Les is black.

PAUL THOMAS: COMEDOGENIC

paul thomas · Ages 18+ · United States
Gorgeous racism, God-fearing misogyny, gay regret, and a French horn. Chicago comedian Paul Thomas delivers character monologues soaked in the juices of social satire. "gut-bustingly hilarious" - nytheatre.com
Gorgeous racism, God-fearing misogyny, gay regret, and a French horn. Chicago comedian Paul Thomas delivers character monologues soaked in the juices of social satire. "gut-bustingly hilarious" - nytheatre.com

EAT, PRAY, LAUGH!

alicia dattner · Ages 14+ · United States
Jewish princess seeks Indian guru for one LIFE stand: On a spiritual quest, Alicia travels to India, finds seductive French yogis, scary Indian toilets, an Italians with a Krishna fetish, pigeon-sized mosquitoes, Jews on the Ganges, the true meaning of mustaches and masala chai! aliciadattner.com
Jewish princess seeks Indian guru for one LIFE stand: On a spiritual quest, Alicia travels to India, finds seductive French yogis, scary Indian toilets, an Italians with a Krishna fetish, pigeon-sized mosquitoes, Jews on the Ganges, the true meaning of mustaches and masala chai! aliciadattner.com

WET COOKIES

inside joke productions · Ages 18+ · United States
Wet Cookies are a debauched yet sophisticated sketch comedy troupe. We mix sketch with a narrative behind-the-scenes look at how the show came to be. Awkward and absurdist comedy is our specialty.
Wet Cookies are a debauched yet sophisticated sketch comedy troupe. We mix sketch with a narrative behind-the-scenes look at how the show came to be. Awkward and absurdist comedy is our specialty.

PHIL THE VOID; THE GREAT BRAIN ROBBERY

phil the void · Ages 14+ · United States
Hi everyone-Phil here. Just wanted to introduce full disclosure here and mention that your experience of this show may inform the process by which you enjoy it. So…that's out there. Most folks come looking for something, and I’m good with directions.
Hi everyone-Phil here. Just wanted to introduce full disclosure here and mention that your experience of this show may inform the process by which you enjoy it. So…that's out there. Most folks come looking for something, and I’m good with directions.

BASIC TRAINING BY KAHLIL ASHANTI

erich jungwirth/voicechair productions, richard jordan productions, ltd., barry josephson/josephson entertainment, and north carolina blumenthal center for the performing arts · Ages 14+ · flashing lights · United States
NY Times Critics Pick 2008, SOLD OUT Edinburgh Fringe '05, '07. A hilarious true tale of survival and redemption based on one man's experience entertaining the troops.
NY Times Critics Pick 2008, SOLD OUT Edinburgh Fringe '05, '07. A hilarious true tale of survival and redemption based on one man's experience entertaining the troops.